With the 2019 high school football season rapidly approaching, sports editor Lizi Arbogast and sports writer Caleb Turrentine join in for a series of 13 episodes to preview local teams. Each weekday leading up to the first game, a new episode will be released featuring interviews from coaches and players before the previews wrap up on Wednesday, Aug. 21 with a Week 0 preview.
Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Spotify and find the hosts on Twitter (@LiziArbogast and @CalebTurrentine) to send them your questions and predictions for the upcoming season. You can find the full schedule with links to each episode below.
Monday, Aug. 5 - ASWA Preseason Poll
Co-hosts Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast discuss which teams received number one votes and which local teams made the cut this week. Ranked local teams include Wetumpka and Reeltown while Stanhope Elmore, Edgewood and Holtville are still just outside the top 10 in their respective classifications.
Tuesday, Aug. 6 - Edgewood Wildcats preview
Caleb and Lizi look into the high expectations for Edgewood despite losing some key players from last year's semifinals squad. Wildcats coach Darryl Free stops by for an interview before the episode wraps up with a quick look at the schedule and season predictions from the hosts.
Wednesday, Aug. 7 - Reeltown Rebels preview
Co-hosts Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast continue with their local football previews by breaking down the Reeltown Rebels' upcoming season. Lizi discusses Reeltown's potent offense and questions on defense before sitting down with Rebel standout Eric Shaw to talk about his return after an injury and his expectations for the team.
Thursday, Aug. 8 - Horseshoe Bend Generals preview
Co-hosts Lizi Arbogast and Caleb Turrentine talk about the upcoming football season for Horseshoe Bend. The Generals have struggled lately, so they'll discuss what changes have been made to hopefully be more success. Lizi then sits down with Horseshoe Bend coach Jeremy Phillips to talk about how his first year is going and what his expectations are for this season.
Friday, Aug. 9 - Central Coosa Cougars preview
Inside the Lines Podcast co-hosts Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast sit down to discuss the upcoming season for Central Coosa and try to answer some of the questions surrounding the program right now. The hosts also look back at your responses to this week's Twitter poll before Lizi gives you a new "Would You Rather" question for the weekend break.
Monday, Aug. 12 - Holtville Bulldogs preview
Inside the Lines Podcast co-hosts Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast dive into the recent success for Holtivlle and what they expect the Bulldogs to do in 2019.
Coach Jason Franklin joins the show to talk about his team's strengths on offense and how they can improve on the road this season.
Tuesday, Aug. 13 - Elmore County Panthers preview
In today's episode, co-hosts Caleb and Lizi talk about how they expect Elmore County to fare in 2019 after losing a huge graduating class. They also go over the results of the last Twitter poll before ECHS coach Jordan Cantrell joins the show to talk about some of his key players who can get the Panthers back into the postseason.
Wednesday, Aug. 14 - Dadeville Tigers preview
Just eight days from Dadeville's season opener, co-hosts Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast discuss the upcoming challenges for the Tigers and if they can end the program's longest playoff drought. Plus, Lizi sits down with Dadeville senior Max McClendon to get the inside scoop on the team's expectations for 2019.
Thursday, Aug. 15 - Tallassee Tigers preview
On today's Inside the Lines Podcast preview, Caleb and Lizi breakdown Tallassee and the young talent hoping to get the Tigers back into the postseason. Tallassee coach Mike Battles stops by to discuss the excitement around the team right now and how the players handle the high expectations in the program.
Friday, Aug. 16 - Stanhope Elmore Mustangs preview
On the final Friday without football, co-hosts Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast discuss Stanhope Elmore and how much the Mustangs will have to rely on its defense this season. SEHS Defensive Coordinator Hunter Adams joins the show to talk about his defensive philosophy before the hosts give their final predictions for the Mustangs.
Monday, Aug. 19 - Wetumpka Indians preview
It's finally game week in high school football and co-hosts Caleb and Lizi kick off the week with a season preview for Wetumpka as they break down the offensive firepower for the Indians. Senior running back Terrance Thomas joins the show before the episode wraps up with final predictions on if Wetumpka can win its third consecutive region title.
Tuesday, Aug. 20 - Benjamin Russell Wildcats preview
In the final team preview, Caleb and Lizi break down Benjamin Russell's offseason improvements. BRHS coach Kevin Smith comes on to discuss the changes in this year's offense plus what it's like to be in a tough region. The show wraps up with season predictions for the Wildcats and a quick look at Danny Horn's return to Alex City.
Wednesday, Aug. 21 - Week 0 preview
Thursday, Aug. 22
Horseshoe Bend at Dadeville
Bullock County at Reeltown
Friday, Aug. 23
Wetumpka at Fairhope
Chilton County at Stanhope Elmore
Benjamin Russell at Beauregard
Tallassee at Montgomery Catholic
Winterboro at Central Coosa
Edgewood at Northside Methodist